We are part of the Diocese of Southwark. You can read about the diocesan policies, procedures and guidelines for safeguarding children and adults who may be vulnerable, in ‘A Safe Church’ – available here.
The Church of England’s Safeguarding Policy Statement is available to read here.
If you have a safeguarding concern that you would like to share, the details of what to do and who to contact are here.
NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are worried about a child.
Childline: 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything.
National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse.
Samaritans Helpline: 116 123 (open 24 hours). Phone if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to.
Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 080 8808 8141 ( free phone Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm).